Refugees: Syria:Written question - 45348

(Wirral South)

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Asked on: 07 September 2016
Home Office
Refugees: Syria
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to publish regular updates on progress on accepting Syrian refugees into the UK.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 12 September 2016

The Home Office is committed to publishing data in an orderly way as part of the regular quarterly Immigration Statistics, in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Latest statistics published on 25 August confirmed that a total of a total of 2,898 Syrians have been resettled under the scheme since it began, 2,646 of these arriving since 1 October 2015.

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